Country Profile: France

The population in France is 66 million where 82% has access to internet and 108 % are subscribed to mobile service. According to the World Bank there are 6.684.842 people migrating to France and 1.738.005 of French migrates to other countries.

Users watching France matches

  • According to FIFA in 2010 the audiences during France matches reached nearly 45 million viewers in-home. However, this is a drop of 10% versus the 2006 edition, primarily due to the national team’s performance at the previous FIFA World Cup where they progressed to the final.

France vs Germany

Here is all you need to know about the match:

  • Total matches played – 25 – 11 wins by France, 8 wins by Germany and 6 draws.
  • In the World Cup, both have played three times (France 2 – Germany 1).
  • Total goals scored – 83 – 41 goals by France, 42 goals by Germany.
  •  “For me what’s good is a team that comes to play against us. Technically, the Colombian team has a differential in that sense because they have the skills to play, and in theory that helps our team,” Silva said. “It will be a open match.”

Brazil vs Colombia

Here is all you need to know about the match:

  • Total matches played – 25 – 15 wins by Brazil, 2 wins by Colombia and 8 draws.
  • They have never met in the World Cup.
  • Total goals scored – 66 – 55 goals by Brazil, 11 goals by Colombia.


  • Psychology visited the squad of Brazil
    As news surfaced on Tuesday that a psychologist went to visit the squad at their training ground, those worries grew in local media ahead of Friday’s (Saturday, PHL time) quarterfinal against Colombia.
  • The France team uniform remembers us that Paris is the world fashion capital
    The blue stripes of the t-shirt are really cool, and their origin comes from long ago. In 1858, during the Second French empire the stripes sweater was the uniform of the French navy, and in 1917 Coco Chanel decided to dress the  men navy uniform, a risky bet by the time, using male work clothing as the new bourgeois woman style.
  • There are a total of seven tests for the official Ball of the World Cup
    FIFA has to make sure that the balls used in top matches meet the strictest standards. All soccer balls are submitted for the first six tests and only potential “FIFA Approved” candidates for the seventh test, which is a shooting test for shape and size retention, including change of pressure.
  • Some Marketing Campaigns have been cancelled at the World Cup 

    No matter how good an advertising campaign might be, some have been rejected out of the World Cup, because the targeted countries had been left out of this tournament. No one expected Spain left the World Cup so early and brands like Gillette and Movistar have been left with an obsolete campaign.


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